Am I a Candidate for Vein Treatment?
Located in Bellevue and serving Sandusky, Fremont, and Norwalk, Ohio, the board-certified radiologists at Vein and Body Specialists offers effective vein treatment procedures for individuals with vein conditions and symptoms. Our highly skilled specialists are known for providing caring, courteous and expert service in all areas of vein treatment.
Who Is A Strong Candidate For Vein Treatment?
Vein disease is one of the most common conditions in America. In fact, more than half of the U.S. population suffers from some type of vein disorder. Even more surprising, vein disorder affect nearly three-quarters of the population over the age of 50. With these statistics in mind, it’s easy to understand that most people are strong candidates for vein treatment. In general, if you are experiencing symptoms of vein disease, you are a candidate for treatment.
Who Is Not A Candidate For Vein Treatment?
Of course, people with no signs of vein disease would likely not benefit from treatment. However, vein disease symptoms are often misdiagnosed, and many doctors do not use proper diagnostic ultrasound (LINK) to effectively determine if your symptoms are caused by an underlying vein disorder. If you think you may have a vein disorder, trust us to determine if your symptoms truly are a sign of venous conditions and let us help you seek effective treatment.
We do not recommend vein treatment for people who:
- Are currently pregnant
- Are breastfeeding
- Are bedridden for any reason
- Have significant blockages of leg arteries
Some medical conditions, such as cancer, blood clots, and significant artery blockages of legs, can also alter your candidacy for vein treatment. If you are experiencing one of these medical conditions, please schedule a complimentary consultation with our board-certified radiologists to determine candidacy.
Am I A Candidate For Vein Treatment?
There are certain factors that predispose individuals to develop vein disease and the unfortunate health risks that can accompany it. These factors include:
- Family history of vein disease
- Parents with varicose veins
- Multiple pregnancies
- Hormonal imbalances caused by hormone replacement therapy or birth control pills
- >40 years of age
- Female gender
How Do I Know If I Need Vein Treatment?
Consider if you are currently experiencing symptoms of vein disease. For a full list of vein disease symptoms and conditions, click here. Some of the most common symptoms include:
- Swelling in the legs
- Varicose veins
- Aching or dull pain
- Burning or itching in the legs or ankles
- Lower leg/ankle open area (ulcer)
What Are The Treatment Options For Vein Disease?
If we have determined that you are a strong candidate for vein treatment, we will recommend a personalized plan following your consultation. Our board-certified radiologists will perform an exam, review your medical history and assess your current symptoms. We will also discuss with you your motivation for wanting vein treatment and your desired outcome. We will then be able to recommend a treatment that is most effective for you. Our safe and effective vein treatment options include:
If you believe you are in need of vein disease treatment, let the board-certified radiologists at Vein and Body Specialists help you determine your candidacy and an effective treatment plan. Residents of Bellevue, Sandusky, Fremont, Norwalk and the surrounding communities in Ohio should contact us today for a consultation to determine if you are a candidate for vein treatment.